Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015 6:50PM EST
Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for several regions near Toronto.
In a statement released Wednesday, the agency said “very strong southwesterly winds with frequent gusts up to 90 km/h are expected to develop” by Thursday afternoon. Gusts of wind up to 100 km/h are possible near the shores of Lake Erie.
“These winds will be strong enough to cause some tree damage, with power outages also possible as a result,” the warning added.
The wind warning covers the following regions:
- Niagara Falls-Welland-Sourtern Niagara Region
Environment has also issued a special weather statement for other areas where winds are expected to be strong, but not as severe.
The statement includes the following areas:
- City of Hamilton
Toronto itself is not included in the wind warning, but strong winds of 60 km/h or more are expected to hit the city on Thursday.
The latest forecasts are available on the Environment Canada website.